Winthrop to host jewelry design, technology summer camps

adouglas@heraldonline.comJune 4, 2014 

Winthrop University will host three types of summer camps this year for middle and high school students.

The week-long camp sessions cost $125 and scholarships are available. Lunch is included for registered students.

Winthrop’s camp offerings include:

• Computing and jewelry design for middle school girls. Campers will learn 3D printing, digital modeling and computer programming. There will be a field trip to 3D Systems world headquarters located in Rock Hill. Dates for this camp are July 7 to 11.

• Computing and robotics for rising seventh and eighth graders to learn about, build and customize programmable robots using Lego Mindstorms. Students will create their own animated stories using Storytelling Alice software and tour several local industries. Dates for this camp are July 14 to 18.

• Technology and music creation with Python programming for high school students. During this camp, students will also receive college admissions advice and information regarding computing careers. No computing experience is needed. Dates for this camp are July 21 to 25.

All camps will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Winthrop’s camps are supported by Georgia Tech, Winthrop University's Research Council and the National Center for Women and Information Technology’s AspireIT program.

To register for the camps, visit www.birdnest.org/stars/computingcamp.htm.

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